College is just around the corner – are you ready? Get a competitive edge this summer by learning the key strategies to taking the SAT exam. This course provides 22.5 hours of instruction and culminates in a simulated practice exam.
People who have wanted to try their hand at martial arts or dabble in the Chinese language soon will have their chance thanks to a series of new courses offered by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, or CIUA, this semester.
The UA's Outreach College facilitates programs and services that meet the academic access, economic and regional development needs for communities throughout Arizona – a major tenet of the land-grant movement, and extends that mission globally.
UA anthropology professor Tim Finan (in khaki pants and blue shirt) talks with villagers in Barisal, Bangladesh about their recovery from Cyclone Sidr in 2009. Finan will direct the UA's new Master's in Development Practice degree program, which will be offered beginning Fall 2012. By Alexis Blue, University Communications | July 19, 2012
Rosa Casillas transferred to the University of Arizona after taking classes at Pima Community College for two years. Rosa has a job that requires her to work during the day and needed to find classes that fit her schedule. Thanks to online and evening/weekend courses offered through UA Outreach College she was able to do just that.
Diane Cardiel, a single mother and full-time University of Arizona employee, has earned the title, “Weekend Warrior” when it comes to pursuing her academic dreams. Her story is an inspiration to anyone thinking about returning to school. Online and evening/weekend classes are ideal for working students and those with family responsibilities during the weekday.
Bryce Buckner is a typical, and yet unique High School student who is motivated to explore alternative education methods. He found self-paced high school courses from the UA Outreach College a perfect way to meet some of his individual high school coursework needs.